Study shows birth defects result of Haifa air pollutionDue to high levels of air pollution babies are born 20-30 percent smaller and with smaller heads. Also cause for high rate of cancer.
Mega sandstorm brings with it suffocating air pollutionHealth Ministry warns sensitive public to batten down the hatches at home, as dust pollution levels spike to as high as 9 times average.
Heavy winds, haze shutter Eilat airport; Air pollution sky-highAir pollution 15-25 times higher than normal on Wednesday, downing trees and reducing visibility.
Drastic Drop in Air Pollution over Yom KippurEnvironmental protection ministry notes strong drop in air pollution around Israel over holiday, primarily due to reduced traffic.
Health Ministry Takes Back Some Haifa Cancer ClaimsThe ministry no longer links air pollution to child cancer rates, but does link them to cancer in adults.
Weather Report: Expect a Wintry WeekendRain, cold expected to dominate in north and center, with heavy air pollution continuing in Jerusalem and Negev through tonight.
Pollution in Tehran Sends 400 to HospitalAlmost 400 people hospitalized with problems caused by heavy air pollution in Tehran, with nearly 1,500 others requiring treatment.
Israel on Yom Kippur: Clean of Sins - and Clean AirOnce again this year, Israelis were able to breathe easier on Yom Kippur, with pollution falling as much as 99% in many areas.
Israel to Get Tough on Air PollutionThe government on Sunday authorized a major plan to battle air pollution in Israel, approving a NIS 140 million program